Halliwell, E. and Dittmar, H.
The role of self-improvement and self-evaluation motives in social comparisons with idealised female bodies in the media.
Body Image, 2 (3).
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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2005.05.001
|Additional Information:||This paper examines the results of experimental exposure to idealised female bodies in the media in order to explore the evidence for exposure to ultra-thin models leading to increased body dissatisfaction amongst women. Women demonstrated higher body-focused anxiety when asked to focus on self-evaluation than when focussing on self-improvement.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||social comparison, media, self-evaluation, self-improvement, body image|
|Faculty/Department:||Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences > Department of Health and Social Sciences|
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|Deposited On:||22 Jan 2010 15:09|
|Last Modified:||29 May 2014 14:13|
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